8 days in Mongolia Itinerary

8 days in Mongolia Itinerary

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8 days in Mongolia Itinerary

Start: Tokyo
Fly:  6​h 15​min
1
Ulaanbaatar
— 5 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
2
Kharkhorin
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  11​h 15​min
End: Tokyo

5
nights
Ulaanbaatar

Ulaanbaatar ©
The capital and largest city in the country, Ulaanbaatar stands as Mongolia's transport, cultural, and commercial hub.
Visiting Gorkhi-Terelj National Park and Hustai National Park will get you outdoors. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Gandantegchenling Monastery and Choijin Lama Temple Museum. Saddle up on the 5th (Thu) and explore with a tour on horseback. There's still lots to do: take an in-depth tour of National History Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Manzshir Monastery, don't miss a visit to Genghis Khan Square, and appreciate the history behind Zaisan Memorial.

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Tokyo, Japan to Ulaanbaatar is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Tokyo to Ulaanbaatar due to the time zone difference. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Tokyo in March: high temperatures in Ulaanbaatar hover around 0°C and lows are around -17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) early enough to drive to Kharkhorin.

Things to do in Ulaanbaatar

Museums Nature Parks

Side Trip

Amarbayasgalant Monastery
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Gorkhi-Terelj National Park ©
Gorkhi-Terelj National Park
Hustai National Park ©
Hustai National Park
National History Museum ©
National History Museum

2
nights
Kharkhorin

Kharkhorin
On the 7th (Sat), appreciate the views at Orkhon Valley, get engrossed in the history at Kharakhorum Museum, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Erdene Zuu Monastery.

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Getting from Ulaanbaatar to Kharkhorin by car takes about 5.5 hours. You will leave for home on the 8th (Sun).

Things to do in Kharkhorin

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Orkhon Valley
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Orkhon Valley
Orkhon Valley
Erdene Zuu Monastery
Erdene Zuu Monastery
Kharakhorum Museum ©
Kharakhorum Museum

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